Daily Log 10.28.2018


10/29/2018

Cambridge Police Daily Log: October 28th, 2018

Type #

Date & Time

Info

10/28/2018 00:54

INCIDENT  18007665

A&B WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15A

MEMORIAL DRIVE

Officers responded to a Memorial Drive address for a report of an assault and battery. A security guard for the property stated she was struck on the face with an unknown object by a suspect she had discovered loitering in a stairwell. The victim was treated on scene by ambulance personnel but declined transportation to the hospital.

10/28/2018 10:11

INCIDENT  18007668

LARCENY OVER $250 BY FALSE PRETENSE c266 S34

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Franklin reported a scam. The reporting party had purchased a used cell phone from an individual through an app, and the phone stopped working after several days. The service provider informed the reporting party that the phone’s original owner had reported it lost.

10/28/2018 11:50

INCIDENT  18007670

CREDIT CARD FRAUD OVER $1200 c266 S37C(e)

ACORN PARK DRIVE

A manager of a business on Acorn Park Drive reported thousands of dollars’ worth of ongoing theft from their company credit card since August.

10/28/2018 12:01

INCIDENT  18007671

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

NORFOLK STREET

Officers responded to Norfolk Street for a report of a hit and run. The reporting party witnessed a female suspect strike a vehicle in a parking lot and drive away without leaving a note.

10/28/2018 12:39

INCIDENT  18007672

LARCENY OVER $250 BY FALSE PRETENSE c266 S34

IRVING STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported being the victim of an apartment scam regarding a residence in Boston.

10/28/2018 13:10

INCIDENT  18007674

A&B WITH DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15A

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A North Grafton resident and a Cambridge resident reported being shot by a BB gun in the area of Massachusetts Avenue. After further investigation, two suspects were located in possession of BB equipment in a building where the victims and a witness believed the shots had originated from. The two suspects were summonsed to court for Assault and Battery with a Dangerous Weapon.

10/28/2018 14:23

INCIDENT  18007675

ASSAULT W/DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15B

CAMBRIDGESIDE PLACE

Dana Clarke, 36, 340 Georgetown Drive in Hyde Park, was placed under arrest for Assault with a Dangerous Weapon after stepping out of his vehicle with a baseball bat and threatening another driver during a road rage incident.

10/28/2018 15:26

INCIDENT  18007677

B&E MV IN DAYTIME OR NIGHTTIME FOR MISDEMEANOR C26

BENT STREET

An individual employed in Cambridge reported a breaking and entering to her vehicle that took place between 7:00 a.m. and 11:00 p.m. on October 26. The vehicle was unlocked and parked on Bent Street at the time. The reporting party stated that nothing appeared to be missing, but the contents of the vehicle had been ransacked and searched through.

10/28/2018 16:28

INCIDENT  18007680

THREAT TO COMMIT CRIME c275 S2

MT AUBURN STREET

A healthcare professional reported receiving a threatening letter at his Mt. Auburn Street office. The letter disparaged transgender people, African Americans, and Jewish people, and the reporting party was especially alarmed by it due to recent events.

10/28/2018 16:49

INCIDENT  18007679

LARCENY FROM BUILDING c266 S20

CAMBRIDGEPARK DRIVE

A teenage resident of Cambridgepark Drive reported his blue Fuji Nevada bicycle stolen from the parking garage at his apartment building sometime between September 23 and October 28.

10/28/2018 23:16

INCIDENT  18007683

DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY -$1200, MALICIOUS C266 S12

GARDEN STREET

Officers responded to a Garden Street address after a passerby noticed a shattered windowpane. Building management stated that the apartment was vacant. No further damage was found.

Cambridge Police Daily Log: October 27th, 2018

Type #

Date & Time

Info

10/27/2018 02:06

INCIDENT  18007647

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Officers responded to a residence on Massachusetts Avenue for a report of a conflict between a rideshare driver and customer after the customer’s cell phone was left in the vehicle. The phone was eventually returned to its owner.

10/27/2018 02:48

INCIDENT  18007648

ASSAULT W/DANGEROUS WEAPON c265 S15B

ELIOT STREET

Officers responded to the area of Eliot Street for a report of a person with a knife. The victim stated that he was pushed and yelled at by two unknown suspects, one of whom appeared to have a knife. The victim fled before he could get a good look at the knife. The suspects are described as two white males, one with a beard, one wearing a red hoodie and one in a navy blue hoodie. Many of the people in the area were wearing costumes, including the victim, but the victim was in fear for his life and does not believe the attack was a joke.

10/27/2018 03:40

INCIDENT  18007649

LARCENY FROM PERSON c266 S25

JFK STREET

Officers responded to the area of Winthrop and JFK Streets at approximately 3:40 a.m. for a report of an unarmed robbery of a dog from a man who was sleeping on the street. The three male suspects are described as Hispanic, white, and possibly Asian, all about 20 years old. The stolen dog is described as a black pitbull.

10/27/2018 11:28

INCIDENT  18007651

B&E NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY c266 S16

NORFOLK STREET

Officers responded to a Norfolk Street address for a report of an overnight breaking and entering. The reporting party, who was a contractor working in the building, stated that nothing appeared to be out of place besides the broken door.

10/27/2018 11:44

INCIDENT  18007650

LARCENY FROM PERSON c266 S25

TECHNOLOGY SQUARE

A resident of Cambridge reported his iPhone 7+ and wallet stolen from a convenience store in Technology Square.

10/27/2018 12:07

INCIDENT  18007652

IDENTITY FRAUD

WATER STREET

A resident of Cambridge reported fraudulent charges on her credit card. The physical card is not missing from the reporting party’s possession, but an unknown suspect(s) gained unauthorized access to the reporting party’s banking information.

10/27/2018 12:55

INCIDENT  18007654

INNKEEPER, DEFRAUD, OVER $100 c140 S12

MEMORIAL DRIVE

A Memorial Drive restaurant reported that three male suspects had eaten there and left without paying their bill.

10/27/2018 17:26

INCIDENT  18007656

LARCENY UNDER $1200 BY SINGLE SCHEME c266 S30(1)

MICHAEL WAY

A resident of Michael Way reported discovering multiple abandoned packages on the side of the road next to his house. The packages, which had been opened and had contents missing, appeared to have been stolen and dumped in that location.

10/27/2018 17:40

INCIDENT  18007659

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

WARE STREET

Officers responded to a Ware Street residence for a report of a package theft. The reporting party received a delivery confirmation for a new iPhone at 2:45 p.m. and returned home at 4:00 p.m. to find the package missing.

10/27/2018 17:54

INCIDENT  18007657

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MICHAEL WAY

A resident of Michael Way reported her bicycle stolen from her backyard on the night of October 19. The bicycle is described as a black and purple Ghost mountain bicycle.

10/27/2018 18:20

INCIDENT  18007658

A&B c265 S13A

BROADWAY

Officers responded to Broadway for a report of an assault. The victim refused medical treatment.

10/27/2018 20:00

INCIDENT  18007660

LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

HARVARD YARD

A Cambridge resident reported leaving a rental bicycle unlocked outside a Central Square business and returning to find it missing.

10/27/2018 20:37

INCIDENT  18007661

UNLICENSED OPERATION OF MV c90 S10

GARDEN STREET

Enzo Costa, 20, 3 Swains Pond Avenue in Malden, was placed under arrest for Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Using a Motor Vehicle Without Authority.

10/27/2018 22:39

INCIDENT  18007662

LAMBERT STREET

Officers responded to a Lambert Street residence for a report of an assault that had just taken place. The victim had sustained a laceration to his palm during a dispute with a known individual in which the suspect brandished a knife. The victim was transported to the hospital via ambulance to be treated for this injury. The investigation is ongoing.

Cambridge Police Daily Log: October 26th, 2018

Type #

Date & Time

Info

10/26/2018 06:40

INCIDENT  18007618

UNFOUNDED REPORT

CHERRY STREET

Officers responded to the area of Cherry and Washington Streets for a report of possible gunshots. No evidence of gunshots or other suspicious activity could be located.

10/26/2018 07:32

TRAFFIC  18007619

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

FULKERSON STREET

A resident of Fulkerson Street reported hit and run damage to his vehicle that occurred while it was parked on Thorndike Street near Fulkerson Street in the early morning hours.

10/26/2018 08:16

INCIDENT  18007620

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

RINDGE AVENUE

A resident of Rindge Avenue reported the catalytic converter stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in the parking lot of his residence.

10/26/2018 08:43

INCIDENT  18007623

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

JEFFERSON STREET

A resident of Jefferson Street reported a larceny of two packages from his front steps between October 23 and 25.

10/26/2018 09:36

INCIDENT  18007624

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

JEFFERSON STREET

A resident of Jefferson Street reported a package containing custom paint stolen from his front steps on October 25.

10/26/2018 10:00

INCIDENT  18007626

TRAFFIC INVESTIGATIONS

HARVARD STREET

Officers responded to the intersection of Harvard and Trowbridge Streets for a report of a motor vehicle crash. Two vehicles collided in the intersection, causing one to additionally crash into a parked vehicle on Harvard Street. Both vehicles were towed from the scene and one of the drivers was transported to the hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

10/26/2018 10:43

INCIDENT  18007627

SUSPICIOUS PACKAGE / EOD INVESTIGATION

GARDEN STREET

An unattended suitcase was reported in the area of Garden and Walker Streets. It was cleared by Explosive Ordnance Disposal with the help of a K9 and was subsequently disposed of.

10/26/2018 10:53

INCIDENT  18007628

MOTOR VEH, TAKING & STEALING PARTS c266 S28

WALDEN SQUARE ROAD

Officers responded to Walden Square Road for a report of a larceny. The catalytic converter had been cut out of the reporting party’s vehicle and stolen between 5:00 p.m. on October 24 and 7:00 a.m. on October 25.

10/26/2018 12:44

INCIDENT  18007630

MISC. REPORT TYPE

MT AUBURN STREET

Officers responded to speak with an elderly resident of Mt. Auburn Street about a housing management concern. The reporting party stated that someone in his building was smoking marijuana and the odor was making him feel ill.

10/26/2018 12:55

INCIDENT  18007629

LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

INMAN STREET

A resident of Inman Street reported a larceny of a yellow Vespa scooter. The scooter was stolen from the reporting party’s garage, where it was last seen secured with a metal chain on October 24.

10/26/2018 13:25

INCIDENT  18007632

LARCENY OVER $1200 C266 S30

CHESTNUT STREET

A resident of Chestnut Street reported his Genuine R50 moped stolen from the corner of Chestnut and Magazine Streets. The moped was locked to a sign post with a heavy chain lock around 9:00 a.m. on October 25 and discovered missing at 7:00 a.m. on October 26. An unknown suspect(s) forcibly removed the sign post in order to steal the moped.

10/26/2018 13:30

INCIDENT  18007631

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

CENTRAL SQUARE

Officers responded to a Central Square establishment for a report of a suspect present that had committed a past larceny.

10/26/2018 13:53

INCIDENT  18007634

SHOPLIFTING BY ASPORTATION c266 S30A

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

Loss prevention officers at a Central Square business reported a shoplifting. An unidentified white male with long strawberry blonde hair was observed taking a pair of Bluetooth headphones and two cans of soda from the store without offering payment.

10/26/2018 14:20

INCIDENT  18007635

SHOPLIFTING BY ASPORTATION c266 S30A

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

After officers responded to a Central Square business for a shoplifting that had recently taken place, they were advised by loss prevention employees that a second shoplifting incident had just occurred. An unknown black male suspect wearing a bulky gray or green jacket and a large backpack was observed taking three pairs of headphones from the store without paying.

10/26/2018 16:27

INCIDENT  18007639

LEAVE SCENE OF PROPERTY DAMAGE c90 S24

CONCORD LANE

A resident of Medford reported that her vehicle was struck and damaged while parked on Concord Lane between 9:00 a.m. and 4:20 p.m. There was no note left by the suspect driver.

10/26/2018 16:47

INCIDENT  18007640

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

JACKSON PLACE

Officers responded to a Jackson Place residence for a report of a larceny of vehicle parts. The catalytic converter was removed from the reporting party’s vehicle between approximately 3:15 p.m. on October 24 and 6:45 a.m. on October 25 while it was parked in a parking lot outside of her apartment.

10/26/2018 17:27

INCIDENT  18007642

UNLICENSED OPERATION OF MV c90 S10

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Brockton received a summons to court for Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle and Marked Lanes Violation.

10/26/2018 19:20

INCIDENT  18007643

ASSAULT & BATTERY (A&B), AGGRAVATED C265 S13A/D

RINDGE AVENUE

Officers responded to Rindge Avenue for a report of an assault on a pregnant woman. An Asian male suspect unknown to the victim was yelling at her from the window of a house, then exited the house and began pulling on her arm. The suspect let go of the victim when a passing bystander intervened. The suspect was located and a criminal complaint will be sought.

10/26/2018 20:09

INCIDENT  18007644

LARCENY UNDER $1200 c266 S30(1)

MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE

A resident of Boston reported his cell phone stolen from a gym in Central Square at approximately 10:15 a.m.

10/26/2018 20:27

INCIDENT  18007645

A&B c265 S13A

PORTER STREET

Officers responded to a residence for a report of an assault and battery that had just occurred. The victim was walking on Hamlin Street towards Plymouth Street when an unknown male approached him from behind and punched him in the eye. The victim fell to the ground and was unable to get a clear look at the suspect, but noticed that he was wearing a black mask. The victim was transported to the hospital for bruising and swelling to his face.

10/26/2018 22:01

INCIDENT  18007646

B&E NIGHTTIME FOR FELONY c266 S16

CHILTON STREET

A resident of Chilton Street reported a breaking and entering to her home. While she and her family were out of the house between 6:00 and 10:00 p.m., an unknown suspect entered the residence and stole several items, including laptops, a camera, cash, and jewelry. The back door was found to be unlocked and open, and a window was open and damaged.

 

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